Rebecca Ahdoot is a litigator in the New York office. She has extensive experience in a wide range of construction-related litigation representing the interests of design professionals, owners, and contractors. Ms. Ahdoot has also performed advisory services related to commercial and construction matters.
Prior to joining Zetlin & De Chiara, Ms. Ahdoot practiced general casualty defense work, including defending condo defect, general property damage, professional liability, workplace injury (Labor Law), products liability, and premises liability claims at a mid-sized law firm.
Ms. Ahdoot, a staunch advocate of diversity in the legal field, was a board member of the Iranian American Bar Association, and previously served as Vice President. On behalf of Iranian American Bar Association, Rebecca is a member of New York’s Judicial Screening Committee. The Committee evaluates the qualifications of candidates for appointment or designation to judicial office throughout New York State, and recommends to the Governor those candidates who are highly qualified to hold judicial office. She published “How Much is too Much Pro Patria: Assessing the Limits of a Chaplain’s Role as Advisor to the Command,” 63 Naval L. Rev. 1 (2014). Ms. Ahdoot has been selected as a New York Super Lawyers Rising Star for a number of years.
Honors & Recognitions
- New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars
News & Events
- 08.19.2021Best Lawyers®
Zetlin & De Chiara lawyers received wide recognition by Best Lawyers in their 2022 edition for being among the most skilled and accomplished construction lawyers in New York and New Jersey.
Rebecca Ahdoot, an associate at construction law firm Zetlin & De Chiara LLP, has been selected on behalf of the Iranian American Bar Association to serve on New York’s Judicial Screening Committee, King’s County for 2019.
Construction law firm, Zetlin & De Chiara LLP is deepening its bench with the addition of two attorneys, Rebecca Ahdoot and David A. Beatty.
Summer turned up the heat at Zetlin & De Chiara LLP where we were involved in two of the most prominent construction cases in the nation. With attorneys airborne between the East and West Coasts, the office has been busy on the ground with client matters, fielding questions from the press, speaking at industry events and supporting community and professional organizations. Even as the temperature outside cools, our high level of activity shows no signs of chilling.
- 2014How Much is too Much Pro Patria: Assessing the Limis of a Chaplain's Role as Advisor to the Command63 Naval L. Rev. 1
Community & Professional
Iranian American Bar Association
New York Judicial Screening Committee, Kings County
General Counsel / Board Membership
Brooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude
New York University, B.A., summa cum laude
- New York
- New Jersey
- New York
- New Jersey
- United States District Court for the District of New Jersey